The oregano colors this pork slightly green--and gives it great flavor. If you grind dried oregano leaves in a spice grinder, the color is less green. Slice the remaining guava paste, and serve it as an appetizer with queso fresco cheese and crackers.

Maira Isabel Morales
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2004

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 2 skewers and about 2 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare pork, combine oregano, oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add pork; stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Thread pork and onion alternately onto 16 (8-inch) skewers.

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  • Prepare grill.

  • Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 14 minutes or until done, turning occasionally. Arrange skewers on a platter; keep warm.

  • To prepare sauce, combine guava paste and the remaining ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; cook 8 minutes or until smooth, stirring constantly. Serve sauce with pork.

Nutrition Facts

357 calories; calories from fat 22%; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 2.8g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 1g; protein 31.7g; carbohydrates 34.2g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 78mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 361mg; calcium 47mg.